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08/20/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee and the chairs of the board’s standing committees will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, primarily to review a number of items in advance of the board’s next quarterly meeting in September.

The Audit Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. and the committee chairs will convene at 12:45 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the board room at the TBR system office, 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, TN, 37214.

Southwest to offer classes at UT Martin Somerville Center
08/02/2019

Southwest Tennessee Community College will host a ribbon cutting & open house for its newest location at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Somerville Center from 4- 6 p.m., Aug. 13, at 214 Lakeview Road in Somerville. 

Tennessee students celebrate victories at SkillsUSA national competitions
07/05/2019

A total of 42 students from 12 Tennessee technical and community colleges won medals at the 2019 SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference by demonstrating their knowledge and expertise across an array of career and technical fields.

Tennessee college students won three Gold medals, 10 Silver and 29 Bronze medals in the NLSC national championships June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky. -- one more medal than the 41 they won last year. In addition, 38 students from 13 campuses were Top Ten certificate winners, scoring at the 90th percentile and above on their exams.

Southwest President Tracy D. Hall, photo by Troy Glasgow
06/25/2019

The board of directors of the American Association of Community Colleges has appointed Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to the association's Commission on Economic and Workforce Development.  Her three-year term runs from July 1 of this year to June 30, 2022.

Board approves tuition & fees, building projects
06/21/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today set tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and approved a list of new campus building projects that will move to the next step in the state’s funding process for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Tuition and mandatory fees combined average a 2.45 increase from last year – the lowest percentage increase since 1991 at Tennessee’s community colleges and since 2013 at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs). It is the third consecutive year in which combined tuition and fee increases are less than 3 percent.

06/13/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting June 20-21 at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin. The agenda includes board action on student tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and construction project recommendations for the state’s 2020-21 fiscal year.

News Title Post date
March 13 TBR Finance Committee Meeting Canceled 03/09/2012
TBR Schedules Open Committee Meetings March 13 03/06/2012
Tennessee Higher Ed Leaders Focus on College Completion Strategies with Governor Bill Haslam 03/02/2012
TBR Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance to Hold Telephonic Meeting March 8 03/02/2012
TBR Announces TSU Presidential Search Timeline 02/29/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet March 1 02/23/2012
TBR Meets Feb. 23 to Consider New TTC-Murfreesboro Director 02/16/2012
Tennessee colleges using tech tools to help students choose courses, majors 02/16/2012
Interviews Scheduled for Vol State Presidential Candidates Feb. 28 – March 2 02/15/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 9 02/01/2012
TTU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled Feb. 17 01/31/2012
Governor's Budget Recommendations Include News for TBR Institutions 01/31/2012
Vol State Presidential Search Continues Feb. 1 01/25/2012
Tennessee higher education economics – cost goes down, price goes up 01/24/2012
Vol State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Meets Jan. 11 01/03/2012
TSU Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACS 12/06/2011
Vol State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named 12/01/2011
Board to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 8 in Nashville 12/01/2011
Chancellor Recommends Brian Noland as ETSU’s Next President 11/17/2011
Board Meets to Consider New ETSU President Nov. 21 11/15/2011

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